On Zernike Campus, a new start up facility is being built in 2017, called Start-up City. This innovative hotspot, built with re-used sea containers, is home to several entrepreneurs and business initiatives of the academic centres, on a beautiful spot on Zernike Campus. One of the first inhabitants is Cube050. The opening of Cube050 took place on May the 15th 2017.
Cube050 and Marian van Os Centre
Cube050 is the incubator and business accelerator of Hanze UAS and the University of Groningen. Cube050 does not only offer a place to work, but also support, for example, in the form of coaching. Since the start in 2005 over 150 companies were started in the incubator.
The Marian van Os Centre for Entrepreneurship of Hanze UAS focuses on applied research and entrepreneurship in education. The research topics reflect the issues in the area, developing strong small- and medium sized businesses, digitalisation and internationalisation with a special focus on healthy ageing and energy. Hanze UAS is the expert partner for local businesses and entrepreneurs.
The move of Cube050 and the Marian van Os Centre for Entrepreneurship succesfully launched Start-up City. A new testing ground for start ups and entrepreneurs!